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Zooplankton. Photo by David Xiao Song.

Global warming will reduce populations of plant-eaters: UBC research

Oct. 6, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

Rising world temperatures will cause most populations of herbivores – including plant-eating fish – to decline, according to a University of British Columbia biologist. That prediction resulted from updated mathematical models that integrate fundamental biological effects of temperature with the way herbivores and plants interact. These models were combined with data from experiments using “mini-ecosystems” [...]

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